Recruitment Procedures

Aligned with the recommendations of the International Taskforce on Child Protection, we hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection. Read more.


  1. Background checks will be conducted on all successful candidates.
  2. Due to Kuwait laws, a work/residence visa will not be issued to individuals who test positive for HIV, Hepatitis B/C, and/or TB.
  3. Age restrictions apply on work visas issued by the local government.+
  4. Applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to be eligible for employment.The vaccines approved by Kuwait Ministry of Health are Moderna, Pfizer/BioNTech, Oxford/AstraZeneca, and Janssen (Johnson & Johnson).
  5. BBS follows a US/Canadian curriculum for subjects taught in English; candidates applying for these positions, and, who are holding a North American teaching qualification and/or a minimum of 2 years teaching experience within a North American and/or international school environment, will be given preference.

BBS accepts applications from well-qualified teaching and administrative staff with a minimum of:

  • A bachelor’s degree (specific to the position); master’s degree preferred
  • A teaching license, certification or diploma
  • At least two years ofexperience in the specialty for which they seek a position.

BBS seeks individuals with the following qualities:

  • Commitment to making the Mission of the school a reality
  • Commitment to school values and direction
  • Commitment to serving children’s needs in a selfless manner
  • Dedicated to professional standards and open to change
  • Pride, consistency and initiative in carrying out all professional responsibilities
  • Commitment to developing the whole child by actively modeling character and engaging in student activities
  • Involvement in professional development, school and staff development initiatives, committees and workshops, strategic planning and curriculum mapping
  • Commitment to high standards of professional behavior and communication
  • Commitment to attaining clearly articulated standards for understandings and abilities; teaching for meaning; stressing higher order thinking skills, not ‘basic skills’ alone.

How to apply

Each year the Director and his team attend several international recruitment job fairs organized by International Schools Services (ISS), Search Associates, University of Northern Iowa (UNI), Council of International Schools (CIS), and Queen’s University at Kingston, Canada, in addition to other university career fairs in the Middle East. Our recruiting schedule may change from year to year. Explore the recruiting agencies’ websites to check the cities and our school representation each year.

Vacancies are listed onThe International Educator website, the Search Associates website and the websites of any recruiting job fairs that the school decides to attend that year. Shortlisted applicants are interviewed at job fairs in the USA or Canada during the recruiting months. In some cases, interviews can also be conducted via skype prior to the job fairs.

Vacancies and criteria for all openings are listed on the school’s website as and when they arise. Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and resume through the link provided on the Vacancies page beginning November 1st of each year. Shortlisted applicants will be contacted by email in December or January, or earlier if the need arises, for personal interviews on the school premises or interviews via Skype. Visit the school’s website starting November 1 to learn about the openings for the following year. Note: these vacancies may change from November to January, so keep track of the changes by visiting our web site frequently during this period.

Aligned with the recommendations of the International Taskforce on Child Protection, we hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection